Amy, this poem is fantastic!
Your word choice is intense and the words are use sparingly, but they make a large impact on us.
I love how you put it in the form of a phoenix, it only makes the poem all the more interesting.
I love it!
Author's Response: Anna, thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed reading it. I think I am going to work on another that I might submit. Thanks so much for reviewing! You are my first ever!